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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NUMBER OF TOBACCO FARMERS DROP

In its latest bulletin, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) said a total of 69 092 farmers have so far registered for the 2015/16 season compared to 86 992 who had registered by the same time last year.
Newsdzezimbabwe
added Nov 24, 2015 03:37
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[Africa, Mid-east, UK] Criminal gangs are selling fake fags to help fund Islamic State

CROOKS are using Facebook to sell potentially deadly fake fags and booze that could be funding Islamic terrorism....Mokhtar Belmokhtar was dubbed “Mr Marlboro” after funding his war on the West through cigarette smuggling.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:22
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[Africa, Kenya] Religious leaders hail ban on smoking in public

Religious leaders in Nakuru have welcomed a move to ban cigarette smoking in public premises. Their sentiments comes a day after the county Public Health Office banned smoking in public areas including schools, hospitals, churches, government offices amo
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:31
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[Africa, Mauritania] The World's Smoking Capital Is Not What You Think

In his opinion, developing countries need to stand up to the international tobacco lobbies and raise taxes even more. For now, though, smokers of the world have a new mecca: Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. It should be pretty easy to find — just fo
OZY.com
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] EDITORIAL COMMENT: Tobacco debunks myth of land reform failure

that this country has emerged as the biggest producer of tobacco in Africa and is rated fifth in the world is no mean feat, but rather an achievement that sends a clear message that this economy is on the right track and is not a write off as brandished i
Zimbabwe Daily
added Nov 11, 2015 21:18
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[Africa, South Africa] Billions lost to illegal tobacco trade

Roughly R4 billion in South African tax revenue had been lost annually since 2010 due to illicit tobacco trade, it emerged at the annual Anti-Illicit Trade Conference in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:39
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[Africa, Kenya] Alliance One International, Inc. Announces Investor Information and Arrangements for Call

it would not file its report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015 within the required time period. The delay is related to discrepancies in accounts receivable and inventory at its Kenyan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco (Kenya) Limited,
PR Newswire
added Nov 8, 2015 13:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mliswa’s Saltlakes, Bak lock horns over tobacco

The High Court has begun hearing the case in which a company owned by Mr Temba Mliswa--Saltlakes Holdings--is being sued for $94 272 by Bak Storage (Pvt) Ltd over unpaid storage fees for bales of tobacco that were stored at the company’s warehouse
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:11
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] I only smoke shisha not cigarettes - Nollywood actress, Ella Mensah

“If I smoke, I’ll own up and tell people yeah I smoke, is there anything wrong with me smoking? It’s my life but I don’t smoke. “I love shisha, I love shisha so badly that if all I wanted I have them and I don’t have to work again, I can smoke shisha 24
Daily Post (ng)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:56
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